Theme: Listen So That We May Live
Dates: June 30 – July 6, 2023
Location: Western Oregon University in Monmouth, OR
What happened at the 2023 Gathering?
Videos coming in August!
Bible Half Hour
Bible Half Hour was led by nova george
Each evening at the Gathering, Friends gather for speakers, performances, or to explore topics in depth.
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Listening as a Prerequisite for Solidarity
Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2023
Lauren Brownlee is Friends Committee on National Legislation’s inaugural Associate General Secretary for Community & Culture and the leader of the new FCNL Community & Culture team. She supports FCNL’s Quaker engagement, young adult program, and Friends Place on Capitol Hill and helps to steward FCNL’s shared anti-racism, anti-bias, justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion commitments.
Abiding Together in the Life and Power
Date: Thursday, July 6, 2023
Gretchen Castle, Dean of Earlham School of Religion, Cherice Bock who is a recorded minister and founding co-clerk of Sierra Cascades Yearly Meeting, and Margery Post Abbott, an author and Released Friend under the care of Multnomah Monthly Meeting, bring differing life experiences and engagement in varied traditions of Friends to a conversation on where we find life among Friends.
Date: Friday, July 7, 2023
Friday Night was an evening of music and dancing for all ages!